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“Great Britain just got one more taxpayer-subsidized mouth to feed!” Trevor Noah announced to his audience on Mondays Daily Show. He was, of course, referring to the royal baby, a boy, whose name has yet to be announced. Late night was buzzing about the birth on Monday—and probably thrilled to see someone who is not Donald Trump dominating the news cycle. As several hosts noted, an unofficial—some might say fake—town crier made the birth announcement on the steps of the hospital. That, Noah thought, is a pretty strange way to enter the world.

“Imagine if that guy with the bell is just there through the kid's entire life,” Noah said. Hear ye, hear ye, the royal baby is being conceived! Looks like missionary position—very boring! Or like, the kid turns 13 and the criers there outside the locked bathroom door. Hear ye, hear ye, the young prince has discovered himself! He is exploring his sexuality with the help of a Victoria's Secret catalog!”

“Once he was born, his great grandmother the Queen greeted her new great grandson the way she greets every one of her grandchildren,” Noah continued. “By holding him in her lap, hugging him gently, and whispering into his ear, I will outlive you! Youll never have my throne!”

Like Noah, Stephen Colbert was also fascinated by the fake town crier—“but he's easy to mistake for royalty,” the comedian admitted. “Hes got a stupid hat, and he doesnt have a real job.”

“Hes just a guy who wanders London in a costume you can take your photo with,” Colbert added. “It would be like if we let the Times Square Elmo announce our Supreme Court decisions.”

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the most excited host of all was James Corden, whose jealousy of the newborn was pretty well masked. Well, mostly: “The boy is now fifth in line to the British throne,” the Late Late Show host said. “Right behind Harry Styles and ahead of me—which is annoying.”

“This is Kates third child in just five years,” Corden added. “When she heard that, Meghan Markle was like, Were not all expected to do that, are we?”

Though the town crier is a sham, there is an official way for royal births to be announced, Corden noted: a framed birth notice sits atop a golden easel outside Buckingham Palace. Maybe its just sour grapes, but Corden does not seem impressed with that method: “It looks less like how you announce a baby and more like how a fancy restaurant announces the soup of the day,” he said.

Either way, the comedian did try to send Prince William and Kate Middleton a sly message as to what their new sons name should be. “Huge congratulations to William, Kate, George, Charlotte, and little baby James,” he said with a grin. “Im just saying.”

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